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Savory Sweet Potatoes

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These are not sweet-sweet potatoes. They’re savory. They play well with the sweetness of the potato. A nice counter-balance. I love sweet ones but sometimes a change is nice.

savory sweet potatoes

4 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
2 tablespoons butter
4 cloves garlic
olive oil spray
1/2 cup 1% low-fat milk
1 tablespoon light sour cream
salt and pepper, to taste
2 teaspoons parmesan cheese, grated

1. Place cloves of garlic in aluminum foil and spray with olive oil spray and make a packet. Roast in oven at 450 for 30 minutes.

2. Boil sweet potatoes in salted water until tender. Drain.

3. While still warm place potatoes and garlic in a bowl. Add butter, milk and sour cream. Either whip with mixer or use potato masher to mash. Add salt and pepper to taste. Top with grated parmesan cheese.

5 servings.

Per Serving (excluding unknown items): 165 Calories; 5g Fat (28.1% calories from fat); 3g Protein; 27g Carbohydrate; 3g Dietary Fiber; 14mg Cholesterol; 74mg Sodium.

Exchanges: 1 1/2 Grain(Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 0 Vegetable; 0 Non-Fat Milk; 1 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates.


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Recently I came to an ugly realization–I am middle aged. I didn’t really think so but then I doubled my age and thought, “Hmmmm…some of people don’t live to that age. I must be middle age.” This epiphany came in the third quarter of my 39th year. So I am surviving middle age…it’s scary.

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  1. Pingback: Roasted Sweet Potatoes Recipe | Nosh My Way

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